Kakashi(A Scarecrow) is a famous Japanese children's song, published in the authorized textbook of the Ministry of Education in 1911. Author of lyrics & composer were unknown.
A Scarecrow You are a scarecrow with one leg in the mountain rice-field. Are you standing there all the day long, wearing a straw raincoat and a hat? Though it's fine today. Can't you walk because you have only one leg?
Izu-Hokkawa Station is a train station on the Izu Kyuko Line located in Naramoto ,Higashiizu town, Kamo District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened on December 10, 1961. There is a single elevated side platform serving one track for bi-directionaly traffic. The station building is located underneath. Nearby is Hokkawa hot springs.
Kojo no Tsuki (Moonlight over the Ruined Castle) is a Japanese traditional song composed by Taki Rentaro in 1901. It was composed as a music lesson song. The song was included in the songbook for Junior High School students. Author of lyrics was Tsuchii Bansui. . Flowery feast in spring must be held in the castle tower , Cups were passed around there, The moon mirrored in the surface of sake. And the moonlight shined through the old pine branches. Where is that such an old scene now?
Rikuzen-Koizumi Station is a railway station on the JR East Kesennuma Line located in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture. The station was opened in 1977. There is a single side platform with one track on the bank. It is unattended. The station was destroyed by the 2011 East Japan earthquake and tsunami.
Teru teru bozu is a little hand-made doll made of paper or cloth. Children hang them outside of their window the day before the good weather was desired. They chant " Please let the weather be good tomorrow. "
Teru-teru-bozu, teru bozu, Tomorrow do make a sunny day, Like the sky in a dream once upon a time, If it clears, I'll give you a golden bell.
Izu-Okawa Station is a train station on the Izu Kyuko Line located in Okawa, Higashiizu town, kamo District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened on December 10, 1961. There is a foot bath in front of the station building. The station has two opposing side platforms serving two tracks on the ground. Track 2 is used as bi-directional track. Track 1 is used when an express train passes. The station is attended in the daytime.
"Yokohama Tasogare" is a Japanese modern enka composed by Hirao Masaaki . It was sung by Itsuki Hiroshi. This song reached the top of the Oricon weekly single chart in 1971.
Twilight Time in Yokohama, tiny room of the hotel. A little kiss, trace of scent, smoke of cigarette, blues, whistling melodies, tears in her eyes. She is gone away, away, so far away, Never coming back my way.
Kumeda Station is a train station on the JR West Hanwa Line located in Kishiwada City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened by Hanwa Electric Railway Company in 1930. There are two platforms with two tracks on the ground. Each of platforms is connected by an overpass. It is 23.9km from the terminus at Tennoji Station in Osaka City. Kumeda Station is a manned station with Midori- no –Madoguchi. The ICOCA card can be used at this station. Nearby is Kumedadera Temple.
Echizen-Ono Station is a JR West railway station on the Etsumi-Hoku Line located in Ono City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened on Dec.15, 1960. The station has an island platform with two tracks on the ground. There are some side tracks without platform. Echizen-Ono Station is a manned station with Midori- no –Madoguchi , which sell tickets for all JR Group trains with reserved seats beginning one month prior to the ride.
Yorokobi mo kanashimi mo ikutoshitsuki(Years of Joy and Sorrow) is a 1957 color Japanese film directed by Kinoshita Keisuke. The film stars Takamine Hideko and Sada Keiji. It tells a story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife. Its theme song was sung by Wakayama Akira.
Yoshikawa Station is a train station on the JR West Nanao Line located in NakanotoTown, Kashima District, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened on Jun.15,1901. There are two side platforms with tracks on the ground. Each of platforms is connected by an overpass. The station is a Kan'i itaku station operated by Nakanoto Town.
The Aoi Matsuri is one of the three main festivals held in Kyoto, Japan. More than 500 people in ancient court costume paraded through the streets of Kyoto on Sunday in the Aoi Matsuri. The parade started at the old Imperial Palace in Kamigyo Ward, and arrived at Kamigamo Shrine at around 4 PM.
Izu-Inatori Station is a train station on the Izu Kyuko Line located in Inatori ,Higashiizu town, Kamo District,Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened in 1961. Izu-Inatori Station has two elevated opposing side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are connected by an overpass. There is a bus terminal of Tokai bus in front of the station.
Mura no Kajiya(Village Blacksmith) is a famous Japanese children's song, published in the authorized textbook of the Ministry of Education in 1912. Author of lyrics & composer were unknown.
The Village Blacksmith The sound of the hammer continues without taking a rest. The spark scatters, The hot water gems rolls. The bellows blow fiercely without taking a breath, The village blacksmith is sweating at his work.
Takojima Station was a railway station on the Noto Railway Noto Line located in Suzu City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened on September 21, 1964 on the Japanese National Railways Noto Line as the terminus of the Noto Line. On March 25, 1988,JR West transferred the line and the station to Noto Railway which is a third sector company. However Noto Railway abandoned the Noto Line and closed the station on April 1, 2005. There was a side platform with one track on the ground.
Tsumori Station is a train station on the Nankai Electric Railway Kōya Line(Shiomibashi Branch) located in Tsumori, Nishinari Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened on Feb.21,1913. There are two platforms with two tracks on the ground. The station has a small simple station building. It is 2.6km from the terminus at Shiomibashi Station. The station is attended. Nearby is Tsumori-jinja shrine.
Karuizawa Station is a train station located in Karuizawa Town, Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The station is shared by JR East andShinano Railway . The station was opened on December 1, 1888 as the terminus on the Japanese Government Railways Line between Naoetsu and Karuizawa.
It is said that the raccoon dogs drummed on their stomachs with its front legs while standing on its hind legs. The children's song tells us that a big raccoon dog plays the belly drum and others are dancing around him at the Shojoji Temple on the moonlit night.
At Shojoji Temple, Its garden is really bright , On the moonlit night, Let's come, everybody, We are friends, Come on , come on, Pon poko pon no pon!
Constitution Memorial Day is a Japanese national holiday held on May third to celebrate the promulgation of the 1947 Constitution of Japan. On May 3rd, 1947, the present Constitution of Japan was enacted.
Shojoji Temple is a Buddhist temple of Jodoshinsyu Sect Honganji School located in Kisarazu City,Chiba Prefecture,Japan. The temple is famous for Shojoji no tanuki bayashi(Raccoon Dogs Dancing at Shojoji Temple)., a Japanese Children's Song. The lyrics were written by Noguchi Ujo based on a traditional Japanese fairytale. The song was composed by Nakayama Shinpei.